Funimation Streams Buddy Complex Conclusion Specials
posted on by Karen Ressler
North American distributor FUNimation Entertainment announced on Monday that it will stream the two-part conclusion to the Buddy Complex anime, Buddy Complex: Into the Skies of Tomorrow (Buddy Complex Kanketsu-hen -Ano Sora ni Kaeru Mirai de-). The first half is already available streaming for Funimation subscribers and the second half will launch for subscribers on Tuesday, September 30 at 12:00 p.m. EDT.
The first part premiered on Tokyo MX on Monday and the second part will premiere on Tuesday. Both parts will stream on BandaiChannel for free from October 1 through October 8, and then ship on Blu-ray in Japan on November 21 along with a English subtitles, a drama CD, special booklet, and smart phone game code.
The special's website describes the story, which contains spoilers for the ending of the earlier television series:
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Aoba, along with Dio, set free Hina from the chains of fate and chose to live in a new future. Around this time in Zogilia, a mysterious man who harbors hatred for Aoba secretly begins to make his move ….
The new anime will feature the main cast and staff from the television series.
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Aoba Watase
- Kouki Uchiyama as Jyunyou Dio Weinberg
- Saori Hayami as Hina Yumi Hara
- Original creator: Hajime Yatate
- Director: Yasuhiro Tanabe
- Series Composition: BC Project
- Character Design/Animation Director: Tomoshige Inayoshi, Asako Inayoshi
- Mechanical design: Kanta Suzuki, Tomohiro Kawahara, Hiroyuki Taiga, Hiroki Tokuda
- Music: Tatsuya Katou
- Animation Production: Sunrise